Archive for April, 2013

Reality-Bending Photography – Lucia Scerankova Uses Wits Not Digital…

People could easily dismiss the mind-boggling photographic work of Lucia Scerankova, a photographer born in Kosice, Slovak Republic, and living in both Prague and London, to Photoshop, but that would be a huge oversight.

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Tony Award nominations may have a British accent

This theater image released by The O+M Company shows the cast during a performance of the musical "Kinky Boots." (AP Photo/The O+M Company, Matthew Murphy)NEW YORK (AP) — Two leading contenders for Tony Award nominations may make the race a drag this year.


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Alison captures a prize photograph

The fourth annual Northumberland Residents’ Festival, organised by Northumberland County Council, saw more than 200 entrants in the photography competition, all attempting to capture the county at its finest.

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Tate Britain releases shortlist for modern art’s Turner prize

Scottish artist David Shrigley poses next to Ostrich (2009) during the media view of his first major UK exhibition David Shrigley: Brain Activity at the Hayward Gallery in LondonLONDON (Reuters) – An artist who paints portraits of imaginary people joined a French-born filmmaker, a British-German performance artist and a British multimedia artist on the shortlist for modern art's most prestigious and controversial award on Thursday. The portraits of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, the first black woman to be named a finalist for the annual 25,000-pound ($38,200) Turner Prize, appear traditional but are of imaginary people with invented histories, the Tate Britain museum said. …


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Artist Richard Prince didn’t infringe photo copyrights: U.S. court

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – In a closely watched case in the art world, American artist Richard Prince won a federal appeals court order Thursday holding that he did not infringe the copyrights of a photographer by incorporating his images into 25 paintings and collages. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York reversed a lower court’s finding that Prince must hand over artwork using the photos to Patrick Cariou, whose pictures of Rastafarians in Jamaica were incorporated into art, exhibited in 2007 and 2008. …

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